Irresistible Apple Desserts 

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I think apples are one of the best foods around. You can do so much with them, making a variety of recipes to please your family. This time of year, apples are abundant with so many varieties that you might have a hard time choosing which ones to try out. Do your homework. Go online to learn more about the different varieties and discover which types work best in all your recipes. BHG has put together a wonderful selection of apple desserts. Try one or two this Autumn. Or, if you feel adventurous, try them all!

 Apple Desserts

16 Pumpkin Drink Recipes to Welcome Fall

16 Pumpkin Drink Recipes to Welcome Fall

There are many things that come to my mind when someone says “Fall.” Apples, sweaters, falling leaves are just a few. Oh, & PUMPKINS! I decorate with many pumpkins throughout my home during autumn. I also make many recipes that use pumpkins. However, I am always looking for new FABULOUS recipes. Country Living has helped with these drink recipes. Now I have a wonderful selection of pumpkin beverages all autumn long… and beyond! Enjoy!

16 Pumpkin Drink Recipes to Welcome Fall

7 Fabulous Fall Menus

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One of my favorite things about Autumn are all the comfort foods I can make again. Most require the oven for preparation & it’s just too hot right now for that! This doesn’t mean I’m not preparing for cooler weather by saving recipes for my family to enjoy once Autumn arrives. Midwest Living has given me a week’s worth of great menu ideas for the cooler weather ahead!

Autumn Menus

Fall Side Dish Recipes You’ll Love

Fall Side Dishes You'll Love

I always LOVE to cook. However, the hot weather of summer sometimes makes it tough for me to work up any enthusiasm for cooking. Now that the temperatures are dropping to the cool level, my creative juices are charging up again. Midwest Living is ready to help me & YOU get back into the kitchen, whipping up fabulous dishes the fall! These recipes also give you a head start on  Thanksgiving. Enjoy!

Fall Cooking

Celebrating Halloween  ,

I loved Halloween as a kid. We always had a party in our classroom. The afternoon began with a parade around the playground. Parents would come to see all of us in our costumes. Once the parade was finished, it was back to our classroom for the party.

Halloween was a treat because each student received a donut and a small bottle of Coke. It may be hard to imagine but this was a big deal when I was in school. We didn’t have soda machines in the school and we were limited to the amount of soda we could drink at home. They came around to each classroom with a wooden case of soda, one bottle for each child. Although it was a simple treat, it seemed very special to all of us.

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Gluten-free Pumpkin Cake Bars

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Every year, Fall arrives with its plethora of pumpkin recipes. Everyone you know is so excited to get their pumpkin fix for the season. Everyone but YOU! If you can’t enjoy recipes that contain gluten, many of those pumpkin recipes are on your No-No list. Boy, that sticks!

Not so fast. King Arthur Flour offers this wonderful recipe for Pumpkin Cake Bars & they are gluten-free! Now you can share a pumpkin dish at the Autumn Potluck or prepare your family’s new favorite dessert. Now when people tell you how much they enjoy all the pumpkin food available in the Autumn, you can look at them & say, “Me Too!” Enjoy!

gluten-free pumpkin cake bars

13 Delicious Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds

13 Delicious Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds

My mom always roasted the seeds that we scooped out of our Halloween pumpkin. I loved the crunchy salty flavor of the homemade Fall snack. While pumpkin seeds are wonderful to enjoy by themselves, there are many recipes you can make that include them. Good Housekeeping helps you get started with this wonderful selection of recipes that feature pumpkin seeds. My mom would have LOVED them!

13 Delicious Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds